• Full Time
  • Windsor


Leamington, ON $85,000 to $100,000 plus bonus Full Time, Permanent, Benefits starting on 1st day of employment Raise Workforce has partnered with a well established, Food & Beverage company that is seeking to add a Quality Assurance Manager to their growing team. They are proud to have created a company environment of growth, education, recognition and appreciation through many initiatives and programs. They offer a comprehensive compensation package, in-depth training, apprenticeships and mentoring programs, as well as employee appreciation initiatives and access to employee only discounts. They will take pride in developing your skills and will take every opportunity to promote their team members to new roles within the company. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of the Quality Assurance team to provide confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled to internal quality, regulatory and customer expectations. This includes audits and non-conformance prevention (defect prevention). This position will report to Director, Food Safety and Quality and provide decision-making support for Quality Assurance. This will include direct management of the QA Coordinator & QA Supervisor and their direct reports (Quality Analysts/ Inspectors), a total 6 to 10 direct reports. What you will be doing… Manage the activities of the QA Coordinator and QA Supervisor to ensure products are manufactured to meet company standards, customer specifications and regulatory requirements. This includes overall responsibility for Food Safety Plans, CAPA programs, held inventory, positive release and related verification activities. Ensure compliance to applicable Quality and Regulatory standards including CFIA, SQF, HACCP, FSMA and any other related quality management systems Act as a representative of the company during government and facility, program and record review audits Liaison with customers, through participation in audits, timely response to information requests and general customer support Act as a site SQF Practitioner and Preventative Controls Qualified Individual Lead and oversee the development, implementation, and on-going maintenance of the SQF system as outlined in HR-PL-01-002 Management Responsibility. Employee Coaching / Training – assist with training of employees as it relates to implementation and compliance to the Quality system Provide leadership and support to factory operations to produce quality products, right the first time and ensure requirements are met prior to product release. Maintain system of non-conforming stock segregation including timely evaluation and disposition Support elements of the internal audit program and use observations to continuously improve product quality and program compliance Manage and respond to customer concerns by providing product information and support for resolution of product issues Work with R&D & QC staff to define raw material quality programs to minimize negative impact on manufacturing operations. This includes COA and incoming material inspection programs. Work with Operations, R&D, QC and Vendors to manage Supplier Corrective Action Requests through to closure Why this is the right job for you… A degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in the food industry. Familiarity with applicable regulatory and customer audit standards (i.e. CFIA, FSMA, SQF, etc.) Excellent oral and written communication skills. Solid computer skills – Microsoft Office, SAP Knowledge of canning processes (completion of Better Process Control School) Experienced SQF Practitioner Understanding of food plant sanitation and pest control programs Able to assess risk and implement effective mitigation strategies Looking for meaningful work? We can help Raise is an established hiring firm with over 65 years of experience. We believe strongly in making the world a better place through work, which is why we’re a certified B Corporation and donate 10% of our profits to charity. We strive to build teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including people from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with visible/nonvisible disabilities. We have a dedicated webpage for accommodations where you can learn more about what we offer, and request accommodation: https://raise.jobs/accommodations/ In order to submit candidates for roles, our clients will sometimes require personal information to confirm the identity of applicants and their legal status to work. Raise will never ask you for personal or banking information unless you have been selected for a job. If you are ever unsure about the legitimacy of this or another job posting by Raise (or have any other questions), please contact us at +1 800-567-9675 or hello@raiserecruiting.com #IMW

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